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DIFFIDENT

shy; not assertive

Stacy nervously walked up to the podium on stage and spoke with a tiny, diffident voice.

FIDELITY

Faithfulness; loyalty

"Semper Fidelis" is the slogan for the U.S. Marine Corps, which shows that marines take fidelity very seriously.

CONFIDE

To trust (another) with information or a secret.

Stacy confided in Jason that she was nervous about traveling on a plane for the first time.

FALLACY

A misleading or mistaken idea

Tom took the concept that his parents came up with about everybody enjoying his company due to their smiling as a fallacy.

FALLACIOUS

Misleading or deceptive

The CEO decided to arrest Mr. Johnson because of the fallacious wording in his résumé as well as his immoral personality.

FALLIBLE

Capable of being mistaken; imperfect

Rowley strongly believed the flying object that flew above his yard was a UFO, but he was as fallible as a dog when it hears the word "treat."

CREDIBLE

Able to trusted in or believed

The story about the mayor being a scoundrel was credible due to its story originating from the NY Times.

CREDENCE

Trust or belief

Mandy couldn't give credence to the rumors of the mayor.

CREDULITY

Tendency to believe things too quickly or easily

Fred had credulity when it came to listening to conspiracies about mythical creatures.

INCREDULOUS

Unable to believe something; amazed

When Carlos heard that I entered spring break already, he gave me an incredulous stare.

DUBIOUS

Uncertain; doubtful

Travis seemed dubious about the idea of riding the steepest coaster in the state.

INDUBITABLE

Certain beyond doubt or question

My friends referred to me as a man of indubitable intelligence.

REDOUBTABLE

Worthy of fear or respect; mighty

The most redoubtable wrestler was very troubled in the pit of sharks.